Gold medals at the Sochi Winter Olympics are worth $566

According to Forbes, the gold medals that will be awarded during the Sochi Winter Olympics will be one of the biggest gold medals in Olympic history. Though it is one of the biggest, it won’t be the most valuable gold medal ever distributed in history. That distinct goes to the London Summer Olympics which awarded […]

In honor of James Johnson, the Memphis Grizzlies are giving away neck tattoos

Small forward James Johnson has been a pleasant surprise for the Memphis Grizzlies this season. His play on the court has turned him into a fan favorite.So to celebrate Johnson being a pleasant surprise, the Grizzlies have decided to give to give away neck tattoos to honor Johnson.

UFC’s Thiago Silva arrested for felony attempted murder after standoff with police

Thiago Silva was arrested on multiple charges early this morning in Oakland, Florida. Silva shows up in an arrest record search on the Broward County Sheriff’s website where his charges are listed as two counts of attempted felony murder, one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, and one count of resisting officer without […]

This year’s dunk contest will consist of the participants competing as a team

The NBA announced the six participants for the 2014 Sprite Slam Dunk contest. But unlike prior years, the participants will not be participating as an individual. Instead, they will be competing as a team. On the Eastern Conference team, the participants are Paul George – who apparently doesn’t think this new format is a joke, […]

Tony Gonzalez wanted to be traded at the trade deadline

While the Falcons’ season was going down in flames, Tony Gonzalez publicly confessed that he wouldn’t pressure the Falcons to trade him to a contender. It was easy to take Gonzalez’s comments at face value mainly because Gonzalez remained with a Falcons team that ended the season 4-12. But privately, there apparently was a different story […]

Someone stole an owl named after Richard Sherman from a Washington bird sanctuary

Apparently, the fallout from Richard Sherman’s postgame rant has now moved to a central Washington bird sanctuary. According to KING5 in Seattle, a 14-year-old tawny owl was stolen from the Raptor House in Yakima County, Washington. Shannon Dalan, who runs the sanctuary with his wife, says that it was evident that the owl had been […]

Adam Silver thinks the NBA should rival the NFL in popularity

Adam Silver has officially taken over as NBA commissioner. And though he has many things he may want to achieve, one could argue that increasing the popularity of his league should be one of his primary focuses.

Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly fired GM Chris Grant

From Yahoo! Sports: “After a humiliating loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has fired general manager Chris Grant, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Gilbert informed Grant of his dismissal late Thursday morning, sources said. Gilbert had grown increasingly frustrated with the losing and dysfunction within the Cavaliers, and the loss […]

Charlie Strong implies that Texas A&M is a gadget program

New Texas head coach Charlie Strong isn’t wasting any time getting involved in the war of words with his school’s biggest in-state rival, Texas A&M.

Jim Boeheim doesn’t think Carmelo Anthony should re-sign with the Knicks if they can’t win a championship

Everyone has an opinion on what Carmelo Anthony should do this summer. Carmelo and his wife both say they want to stay in New York. But the allure of playing in Chicago with Derrick Rose and in Los Angeles with Kobe Bryant is there. The name of the game in the NBA is winning championships. […]